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Besides., we know that Sasanka \expndtw1 continued to hold power until A.D. 619, and so Harsa \expndtw0 must have  conquered the  eastern  regions  some time \expndtw1 after\loch\af0\hich\af0\dbch\f1\cchs0 \'97\hich\af0\dbch\af1\loch\f0\cchs0 say between 620 and 625 A.D.   Further  it ap\-\expndtw8 pears from the testimony of Yuan Chwang that the \expndtw2 engagement with Pulakesm II took place when Harsa \expndtw-2 had   already   carried   his   arms  to   "remote   districts \expndtw3 from   east to west."   Thus, the earliest and the latest \expndtw1 limits  may be fixed between  \i circa \i0 A.D. 625 and 634 \expndtw0 (the date of the Aihole record);   and we   may    there\-\expndtw1 fore, take roughly the year 630 A.D. as the date of the \expndtw4 event.\super 3\nosupersub    At this point we must explain also the other}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li428\fi0\ri0\sb76\sa0 \f1\fs20{\b0\i0\super\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw-13\f1\cchs0\lang1033\fs25 1\nosupersub  \i He. C. \i0 T., p. \sub 7\nosupersub 6.}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li626\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0 \f1\fs20{\b\i0\cf1\charscalex80\expndtw-3\f1\cchs0\lang1033\fs19 cf.   \i "\loch\af0\hich\af0\dbch\f1\cchs0 \'95\hich\af0\dbch\af1\loch\f0\cchs0 %\loch\af0\hich\af0\dbch\f1\cchs0 \'95\hich\af0\dbch\af1\loch\f0\cchs0 %}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li518\fi0\ri0\sb79\sa0\tx1609\tx3427 \f1\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw8\f1\cchs0\lang1033\fs21 ^u{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\expndtw0 ,{\charscalex100\expndtw0\tab }\expndtw-1 (Hf., Cal. ed.jpp. 210-11).}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li518\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0 \f1\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw10\f1\cchs0\lang1033\fs21 There is another oft-quoted passage, \i "^   \i0 7^R*T    VL}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li11\fi2038\ri144\sb61\sa0\sl-198\slmult0 \f1\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw-1\f1\cchs0\lang1033\fs21 , which has been taken to mean that Harsa "exacted tribute from an inaccessible land of the snowy \expndtw2 mountains -perhaps Nepal or Kashmir. It may, however, be \expndtw0 interpreted as here the overlord has obtained the hand of Dur<?a \expndtw-1 bom in the snowy mountains", which may refer to Harsa's marri\-\expndtw-2 age with some hill-princess of a powerful family. \super\expndtw-1 2\nosupersub  Watters, I, p. 343; Beal, I, p. 213.}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li0\fi500\ri198\sb43\sa0\sl-191\slmult0 \f1\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw-1\f1\cchs0\lang1033\fs21 See, however, Mr.' K. C. Chattopadhyaya, \i Proc. Ind. Hist, \expndtw-4 Loffg. \i0 1939, 3rd session, Calcutta, pp. 586-604. He places the \expndtw0 Harsa-Pulakesm war between 610 and 612 A. D.}\par }